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Maurice J. Aubut

Sept. 17, 1937 – May 27, 2019

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There will be no visitation by request and burial will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at Glenburn Cemetery in Curran ON.

Maurice J. Aubut of Curran, ON, passed away peacefully at the Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital on Monday, May 27, 2019. Born in Grand Falls NB he was the son of the late Orise (Cassista) and Emile Aubut.

Preceded in death by step-brother Joseph (wife Alvine of Grand Falls NB), step-sisters Yvonne, Mary, Lily, Bertha, Rita and Zeta.  Survived by step-sister Rose Powers of Riverview NB, formerly of Fredericton NB, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families.

Maurice took lessons in sketching, perspective drawing and oil painting from an American artist/sculptor in his younger days.  With that type of early background training it was natural for him to spend his working career in architectural practice, beginning in Ottawa, then in Saudi Arabia and finally in Toronto where he retired in 2004.  He settled in eastern Ontario where he designed and built his own house and spent many hours flying sailplanes out of the Pendleton Airfield.  The area inspired him to write poetry and a number of books including stories related to flying gliders, the environment and ecological conservation. He renewed his love of the arts in his retirement and produced many beautiful works that consisted of oil paintings, digital collages, digital enhanced photography and digital graphics. In addition to his creative talents, Maurice enjoyed keeping active and that involved participation in many sports included skiing, archery and badminton.  His annual garden was his pride and joy and he did his best to keep the deer from enjoying it as well.

There will be no visitation by request and burial will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at Glenburn Cemetery in Curran ON.

For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (http://www.cancer.ca/en/donate/?region=on), may be made in Maurice’s memory.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Lamarre & Son Funeral Home, 453 St. Philippe Street, Alfred, ON, (613) 679-2802, www.lamarrefh.ca. To send a message of condolence, please read the instructions below. To notify the family that a donation has been made, please use the ‘’Donations’’ tab above.

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  • Odette Collins, and Michael Collins Posted 2019-06-01 12:37 pm

    Maurice and my family spent many great times together when we were living in Grand Falls.. Had some good laughs too!! We did reconnect during the last 10 or so yrs and also visited a couple of times. He will be missed… Hope you are now at peace and with your mom that you loved so much.

  • Gagnon Camille, Yvonne & Mo (Maurice) Posted 2019-05-31 3:04 am

    We spent many days at his cotttage when we lived in Touraine Qc. Camille went up in a glider with his uncle Maurice.
    He showed us the beaver dam and his Christmas trees . May he rest in Peace.

  • Ginette and Steve Posted 2019-05-30 4:47 pm

    Sincere condolences to the family and friends of Maurice. Although I hadn’t seen or spoke to Maurice since I was a young girl, we reconnected when my mum Zita passed in 2009. We talked via text on many occasions since then. He would love to talk about the days when they were young growing up in Grand Falls. It is nice to know they are together again.